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GOP Sees Opportunity With White Voters After Gates Saga

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two weeks after President Obama said that Cambridge, Mass., police had "acted stupidly" by arresting Harvard University Prof. Henry Louis Gates for ar...

The Case of Henry Gates

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

What happened to Gates is a daily occurrence in American ghettos. Police officers sometimes unfairly stop black men while driving their cars. It's called a "DWB" incident: driving while black. .

Post Racial America? You Are Right!

Bekeh Utietiang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bekeh Utietiang

We still have a long way to go in healing the divisions that exists between us and in "perfecting our union." It would be stupid to delude ourselves that we are in a post-racial America.

Jason Linkins

Mika Brzezinski Battles "Morning Joe" Guests Over Race Relations (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Henry Louis Gates is the new Gate, thanks to President Obama, who, by using the word "stupidly" in context with the arrest of Gates in his own Cambrid...

Gates Says What A Lot of Us Are Thinking: You Prove It!

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

We're sick and tired of having to prove things to the self-righteous reactionary fringe, which looks at life as one, big racial profiling traffic stop: Step out of the car Mr. President and show me your birth certificate.

Obama On Skip Gates Arrest: Police Acted "Stupidly"

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Near the conclusion of his press conference on Wednesday, President Obama was asked to respond to the controversial arrest of distinguished Harvard Pr...